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Metamorphosis

Deirdre Coleman

in Henry Smeathman, the Flycatcher: Natural History, Slavery, and Empire in the Late Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940537
eISBN:
9781789629132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940537.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter 1 explores how the natural history discourses of taxonomy and classification are linked to the discourses of human improvement, social rank, and order. Smeathman’s early years in Scarborough ... More


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